Sikh man assaulted, his turban tossed by Hindu mob in UP

Lucknow, March 14, 2023 (PPI-OT): In yet another incident of imposing religious beliefs on the members of minority communities in India, a group of extremist Hindus assaulted a Sikh man and forcibly threw colour at him on the Hindu festival Holi. The video of the incident went viral on the internet, today. In the video, it is being shown that a group of Hindu youth is creating a ruckus on the road. Meanwhile, a Sikh man leaves from there riding a bike. The Hindus surround the Sikh man and start throwing colours at him.

The Sikh man is clearly seen opposing it. At the same time, he took out the sword and waved it in the air. After this, the Hindu extremists get down to indecency. They take off the turban of the young man and drench him with colors while beating him. As per the Superintendent of Police, Atul Sharma, this video is from the Puranpur town of Pilibhit district. He said, the Inspector in charge of Puranpur police station has been ordered to investigate the matter and take action.

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